Allergy Information

Allergy Information

Learn about food intolerances, food allergies, food allergy symptoms, food allergy testing and more with our allergy information guide.

Click on each heading/title below and be sure to bookmark and share this allergy information page as it will be updated when new information and posts become available.

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Food Allergies or Food Intolerances?
There is a defined difference between a food allergy and a food intolerance. A food allergy is defined as an immune system response to a protein or proteins in a food whereas a food intolerance is typically a digestive response to the food. Click on the above title to learn more about food allergies and food intolerances..

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Food Allergy Symptoms
What are the symptoms of a food allergy? There is some overlap between symptoms of a food allergic and food intolerance reaction. Click on the above title to learn the differences as well as the key symptoms of anaphylaxis.

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Allergy Testing
Whether you have a food allergy or environmental allergy, you may need to consider allergy testing. There are several different types of allergy tests available. Which one you need depends upon your own circumstances. Click on the title above to learn more about allergy testing.

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Oral Immunotherapy Information
Oral Immunotherapy (also known as OIT) is defined as an experimental desensitization treatment for food allergy. It involves ingesting increasing amounts of an allergen (starting with a small dose) over time with the hope of developing a tolerance to that allergen.

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Food Challenge
What is a food challenge and should you consider one? Click on the above title to learn more about what a food challenge is and why they can be important.

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Common Food Allergies
Common food allergies vary by country. Click on the above title to learn about the most common allergens in the US and other countries.

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Food Allergy Books List
We love reading and learning and there are a lot of food allergy related books available. Click on the above title for some of our favorite food allergy books.

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Food Allergy Cookbooks List
We love to cook. Click on the above title for some of our favorite food allergy cookbooks.

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Children’s Food Allergy Books
Is your child living with a food allergy? Food allergies can be tough for kids. Luckily there are some great children’s books that deal with food allergies. Click on the above title for some of our favorites.

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Food Allergy Safe Food Lists
Is this food safe? Sometimes it can be hard to tell. Label reading is a start. Click the title above to find our safe food lists to help you determine what is a safe food for you.

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Medical Alert Bracelets
There are a lot of wonderful medical alert bracelets available these days. From simple to simply stylish, there is a right one for you or your child. Click on the above title for a list of our favorite food allergy medical alert bracelets and why you should have one.

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Food Allergy Resources
There are so many food allergy resources available today. Click on the above title for additional food allergy resource lists.

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